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from russia following an incident in the air. defense ministry officials say two russian war planes violated the country's air space on thursday. they say it happened just before 3:00 p.m. southwest of rishiri island off hokkaido. air self defense force commander scrambled four fighter jets. the russian aircraft left japanese air space after about a minute. officials immediately launched a protest with the russian embassy in tokyo. they are calling for an investigation. russian authorities say they will confirm the details. foreign ministry spokespersons say this is the first time in five years russian aircraft have violated japanese air space. february 7th is significant because that's the date in 1855 japanese and russian leaders signed a treaty recognizing the islands as part of japan. people in tokyo held an annual rally on thursday to call on russia to honor that agreement and return the territory. prime minnesout minister abe vop working. he told vladimir putin that he wants to find a solution. a swift solution is needed. >> translator: the japanese government will press ahead
last month between their forces in the east china sea. china's defense ministry issued a statement denying that ever happened. the state refers to two different incidents. crews on the chinese frigot approached a helicopter because it approached their vessel. a chinese ship monday stored a destroyer following it at close range. but the statement denies chinese crews used fire-controlled radar in either instance. it says officials in tokyo released false reports without confirming the facts with their counterparts in beijing. a spokesperson for the chinese foreign ministry also denied japan's claim. >> translator: all of our departments have published the true facts. the japanese claims are complete fabrication. >> later on friday, japan's vice foreign minister summoned china's ambassador to protest the denials. he urged chinese authorities to reinvestigate the case and to adopt preventive measures. >>> japanese defense representatives have provided more information to back up their version of what happened at the end of january. they say their data shows the crew on the chinese fri
\s >>> tension at sea. japan's defense minister says chinese navy crews locked their radar on a japanese destroyer on international waters. welcome to nhk world "newsline." japanese government officials have launched a protest with chinese authorities over a potentially dangerous incident at sea. they say crews on a frigate locked their weapons radar on a japan self-defense force destroyer. they say it happened in the east china sea near islands both countries claim. >> translator: using this kind of radar, known as weapons radar, is an extremely unusual act. the japanese government believes that the situation could have become extremely dangerous. >> the defense minister revealed the incident happened on the morning on january 30th. the vessels were about three kilometers apart. he also says government analysts are investigating a separate incident from earlier in january. they suspect a chinese navy frigate locked its weapons radar on a self-defense force helicopter. japan and china have been locked in a dispute over the senkaku islands. the territory is in a area potenti
incident involving china's navy and japan's maritime self-defense force. the crew on board a chinese frigate locked their weapon's radar on a japanese destroyer in the east china sea. now, nhk sources reveal it happened 100 kilometers, or what they consider a long way from islands both countries claim. officials with japan's defense ministry say the chinese frigate locked the weapons radar on the sdf destroyer ship a week ago. the ships were reportedly 3 kilometers apart. the officials say crews on a different chinese frigate locked their weapons radar on a japanese helicopter on another destroyer earlier in january. the frigate was reportedly a few kilometers away. these incidents are getting a lot of attention because the two countries are at odds over the senkaku islands. japan controls the territory. china and taiwan claim it. japan coast guard patrol ships monitor the islands. chinese surveillance vessels have navigated in and out of japanese waters around the territory for months, but the chinese navy has not. analysts say the fact that the most recent radar incident happened f
on the bus and suffered severe injuries. the defense lawyer said his client had provided full identification of all five accused. the bus inside the lock up and various belongings. members of the victim's family spoke to the media. her brother says they are counting on the court impose and nothing less than the death penalty. >> we are not interested in the recommendations of the justice committee. we are only concerned about our case, and we want them hanged. then the indians have been demonstrating throughout the country for weeks to demand better treatment for women. the protests seemed to be working. the interior ministry has increased the penalty for rape to a minimum of 20 years in prison and approved the death penalty if rape victims are killed. >> it is the first visit by an iranian head of state. >> we go to cairo to learn more about the summit. ties between iran and egypt have improved since the revolution, but they still do not agree on how to solve the conflict in syria. in germany, citizens remain up in arms about the prospect of having to bail out failed banks and eu government
minister can remain in office with a blemish like this. >> in 2011, the then defense minister resigned after being stripped of the document for copying parts of his dissertation from other sources. it could be embarrassing for angela merkel i of one of her closest colleagues is now forced out under similar circumstances. >> how likely is that? for more now, we go to our political correspondent. how much of a blow is this to angela merkel and germany's political establishment in general, following the resignation, as we heard in that report, of the defense minister of the same type of fraud and deception? >> it is a blow, of course. at the moment, schavan is saying that the allegations of intention of plagiarism are not fair, that they are untrue, and that she will fight them in the courts, but the political damage has been done. the university has revoked her title. one can hardly imagine anything more embarrassing for an education minister. when she comes back from south africa at the end of the week, i suspect she will have a long, very hard talk to the chancellor. she realizes that
. the russian defense ministry denied the claim saying there was no air space incursion. japanese officials plan to exchange data with russian counterparts and further look at what happened. the government looks at it seriously as it appeared after a a frigate's radar lock on came to light. japanese senior diplomats say they don't know russia's intention but the move doesn't seem designed to coincide with chinese activity. >>> india's defense minister has voiced his concern over china's recent acquisition of control over a strategically important port in pakistan. his remarks came a week after pakistan's announcement that it would change the management of its southwestern part of gwadar to a chinese state-run firm. the transfer is a matter of concern for india. the port was built with chinese assistance and opened in 2007. it's situated near the strait of hormuz, a key oil shipping lane from the middle east. china has been helping india's other neighbors, particularly myanmar and sri lanka to construct and maintain port facilities. >> i can say it is a matter of concern to us. >> india is wary t
. the german defense minister opened the conference by focusing on the current conflicts in syria and moly -- mali and emphasizing the importance of ongoing cooperation between europe and the united states. them in the united nations has been gridlocked over syria for months, and often, these occasions provide a more informal opportunity for an exchange of ideas. one of the most prominent speakers will be vice president joe biden of the u.s., and he stopped off in berlin on the way to the meeting. >> the u.s. vice-president peter were when visit to the german capital and his first to the german chancellery. he held an equally brief press conference after talks with chancellor merkel, giving high praise for trans-atlantic relations. the two reportedly discussed conflicts in syria and moly -- mali but made no public statements on the matter. his next stop is munich for an annual security conference, a meeting of high-ranking international policy makers, and mali and syria will be at the top of the agenda. >> the situation in the entire region is very dangerous, and we have to prevent it from
. the tunnel appears to have nine gates designed to seal in gas. south korean defense ministry representatives say radioactive material leaked during the north's first nuclear test in 2006, they believe that may have prompted officials in pyongyang to dig be a tunnel shaped like a fish hook for 2009. they suggest north korean authorities will use a similar design if they follow through with their threat to conduct a third test. >>> asian governments are working hard to try to stop that from happening and they're hoping china can do something because it's north korea's ally. diplomats agreed they will continue to press authorities in pyongyang to hold off. leaders met. lim says they must be relentless in pursuing this. south korean and chinese officials will stay in closer contact over the nuclear test issue. south korea assumed the rotating presidency of the u.n. security council this morning. lim is believed to have told his chinese counterpart that the security council should impose additional sanctions on north korea if it carries out the nuclear test. north korea's latest rocket launch in
minutes. after the break, leverkusen cranking up on the dortmund defense. this shot was a set of right after the hour mark. and then popping and to equalize with this header. celebration on the were cruelly short. >> it makes it easy to make mistakes. >> that is all he needed. he pounced to make it 3-2 dortmund. >> this "-- this comes close to what people expect for a final match. >> delayed penalty mess, but dortmund holds on. >> fans of the baltimore ravens are celebrating their win in the super bowl. sunday's game was watched by 1 billion people. >> there was singing even without a lip syncing. we start with the fans basking in the glow of victory. >> baltimore partying in purple four hours after kick off. ravens fans were ecstatic at the their team's upset victory. the ravens got off to a powerful start with joe flacco's passes taking them to a 6-3 lead at halftime. beyonce gave a dazzling halftime performance but soon after, the superdome suffered a power outage. then the forty-niners came back racking up 17 straight points. 5 yards away from a winning touchdown, san francisco sur
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